The Origami Giftbox: Tools, Techniques, and Materials -- Everything You Need to Start Folding Today

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9781554071982: The Origami Giftbox: Tools, Techniques, and Materials -- Everything You Need to Start Folding Today

The perfect beginner's kit for the ancient art of origami.

This handsome box contains everything needed to get started in the popular craft of paper folding. A handy bone folder and 20 sheets of decorative origami papers are beautifully presented in a giftbox, together with a 64-page guide to making 22 imaginative origami creations.

The core origami techniques, from the most basic mountain and valley creases to more complex folds, are explained clearly with step-by-step illustrations. The author describes in detail how to work with origami paper to make classic origami bases. He also explains origami symbols such as "inflate" and "X-ray."

With this knowledge, the folder can easily follow the instructions for the 30 origami projects in this book, which include:

  • Waterbomb fish
  • CD cover
  • Classic dart
  • Rhombic unit
  • Working cup
  • Six-leafed iris
  • Dog
  • Jet plane
  • Gondola

With this new kit, beginners of all ages will get a head start on this engaging handcraft.

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About the Author:

Nick Robinson has been folding paper since the early 1980s. He has been a member of the British Origami Society's council for over 10 years and currently edits its magazine and website. Over 100 of his original origami creations have been published in 13 countries around the world, and many have formed part of prestigious international exhibitions. He has written and illustrated over a dozen origami books, with total worldwide sales approaching half a million.

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